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I am moved and saddened by your story, Chris. Your quote by Carl Williams hits very close to home, as does your story. While I suffer from PTSD and late-onset OCD and Borderline Personality Disorder, my life has been consumed with failed attempts at employment, loneliness, shame and invalidation. I also have no family to turn to and have been dropped by my "friends."

Given that my symptoms didn't show up until later in my life, like you, I was able to surprise a fair amount of people with what I was able to achieve. Even though I am feeling unwavering despair, I have to remind myself that others were successfully treated and not give up. I know it's hard...

Thanks to you and Greg/Neil for sharing your story.


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